What Do Employers Look for on a Resume?

You’ve outgrown your current position and are ready to advance or change careers.  Maybe it’s been years since you’ve updated your resume and it doesn’t represent your hard work, accomplishments, or even your contact information correctly. It can feel overwhelming to update the one document that sums up your entire professional career.

That’s why we’re here. NW Staffing knows the secret to making a resume that attracts employers!  Here are our three best tips for creating a great resume:

  • Keyword matches – If you’re applying to a clerical position, make sure you use keywords on your resume related to that position. We suggest using words like “clerical position” “administrative”, or “organized” on your resume.
  • Overall career progression – Employers love to see you’ve taken on more responsibility and created a story through your career that should happily end in the position you’re seeking.
  • Easy-to-read resume – Make sure your resume can be consumed easily and highlights specific talents.

Working with a professional recruiter gives you the best opportunity to find your next clerical job in the Northwest. A recruiter can help you create your best resume and first impression.  As the area’s best staffing agency with locations in PortlandClackamasBeavertonEverett, and Vancouver,  our skilled recruiters will provide guidance as you create your resume, interview and get hired. If you’re ready to find a new clerical job, call NW Staffing now.

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